Girl accused of bullying Florida teen before suicide has an alibi: her father

WINTER HAVEN, Florida (CNN) -- How much bullying does it take to drive a 12-year-old to suicide? The father of the teenage girl in Florida accused of helping do that told CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday that his daughter wouldn't know.

Ex-NFL player Irving Fryar, his mother indicted in mortgage scam

A former NFL player and his mother have been indicted in a scheme to steal more than $690,000 by fraudulently obtaining five home equity loans in six days, according to the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.

Man accused of repeatedly raping woman during her three-month captivity

South Carolina authorities say a convicted sex offender held a woman against her will for three months, repeatedly beating and raping her during the captivity. The Lexington County Sheriff's Department arrested Paul Thomas Rawl Jr. on Tuesday.

9-year-old Las Vegas stowaway to live apart from his parents

A 9-year-old boy who hopped a flight from Minnesota to Las Vegas this month was ordered Wednesday to undergo therapy and to live apart from his parents, for now. According to Nancy Peters, spokeswoman for Hennepin County's Fourth Judicial District

Texas to post names of habitual toll violators online

The State of Texas is trying to recoup more than $27 million in unpaid toll violations by posting the names of their most egregious offenders online.

VIDEO: Nearly 2,000 pound pumpkin wins farmer almost $13,000

Check out this giant gourd! California farmer, Gary Miller, grew a record-breaking 1,985-pound pumpkin. It won the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin weigh-off in Half Moon Bay on Monday.

VIDEO: Mother of bullied teen who committed suicide speaks out

Two girls in Florida were arrested, accused of bullying a 12-year-old girl to death. Rebecca Aedwick killed herself last month after her mother says she was relentlessly tormented.

VIDEO: 2 teenagers facing charges after allegedly performing sex act during lunch

Two teenage high school students in Georgia face misdemeanor public indecency charges after a sex act allegedly was performed during lunch in the school cafeteria, a school official told CNN.

Three Waco-area hospitals recognized for outstanding leadership in wake of West explosion

In recognition of their outstanding service to the community during theApril 2013fertilizer plant explosion in West and its aftermath,Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Hill RegionalHospital and Providence Healthcare Networkwereawarded the Texas

Train derailment in Leon County closes down U.S. Hwy 79

The Texas Department of Transportation has closed U.S. Highway 79 just south of Jewitt at the Nucor Plant because a train derailment. Emergency crews are on scene at this time working on the derailment and cleaning up the area.